Mary Haigh

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Haigh was born on 5 July 1830, in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Haigh, was 27 and her mother, Hannah Priestley, was 34. She lived in Halifax St James, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died in 1858, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Haigh
1803–
Hannah Priestley
1796–1872
William Haigh Holmfirth
1823–
Hannah Rebecca Haigh
1824–
Mary Haigh
1829–1873
Joseph Haigh
1830–
Mary Haigh
1830–1858

Sources (2)

  • Mary Haigh in household of Joseph Haigh, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Haigh, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

World Events (3)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): habitational name from any of several minor places called Haigh in Yorkshire and Lancashire (from Middle English hagh ‘enclosure’, from Old English haga or Old Norse hagi), but especially that in Quarmby, between Huddersfield and Halifax.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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